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A Job is in the Details: 10 Tips on Elevating a Portfolio. By Serena Carpenter, Michigan State University

Objectives One way for students to secure future work is through a professional portfolio. However, a poorly designed website can hinder future opportunities. It is your job to set students up for success while encouraging them to be creative. Specific goals

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Understanding the basics of HTML5 for journalism. By Matthew Blake, California State University, Chico

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Storify: Curating Stories with Social Media. By Cindy Royal, Texas State University

Objectives Learn the history and background of swiss replica watches Storify Understand why you should use Storify Understand how to create a Storify View examples of Storify used for a live event Develop an assignment using Storify

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Crowdsourcing U.S. Election Day: Using Facebook as a Platform for Collaborative Reporting. By Karen M. Turner and Susan Jacobson, Temple University

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Introducing Students to Interactive Graphics. By Deborah Potter, NewsLab

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